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Looking for a quick and effective way to revise key points and test your knowledge? Calculation exams can intimidate many nurses. This handy book is designed to help you conquer your fears and strengthen your calculation skills. With more than 500 test questions in total, the book includes: 4 diagnostic tests so you can assess strengths and weaknesses 11 chapters on basic calculation skills 4 chapters on applied clinical calculations including injections, intravenous and paediatric drugs Quick reference tables of common units, formulae and times tables There are also chapters on the most common drug administrations used in nursing including: intravenous infusions, oral medication, injections, parenteral nutrition and paediatric drugs and the book shows you how to use calculations in clinical settings. Written by lecturers at one of the UK's top nursing schools, this test book is sure to help you improve your results - and tackle calculations with confidence!
This user-friendly guide follows on from the bestselling book Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses, and is written for pre-registration nursing students looking for an accessible guide to drug groups that goes beyond the essentials. It is simple and accessible and examines the next logical set of drug groups that nurses need to know. These include: Cardiovascular drugs Gastrointestinal drugs Drugs used in cancer Drugs used in nausea and vomiting Anaesthesia Fluids Topical medicines Written by authors with extensive academic and practice experience, this book will build on your existing knowledge of anatomy and physiology to help give a holistic understanding of body systems. It features: Multiple choice questions in every chapter and calculation tests Unique sections on 'Complementary Therapies and Pharmacology' and 'Medicines Used on the Skin' Clinical tip boxes linking pharmacology to the role of the nurse or midwife Patient scenarios from a range of different clinical settings
This book is a quick and easy reference book primarily for students of nursing science undertaking pharmacology modules. It will assist with the revision of key points through the medium of multiple short questions that are accompanied by a set of thorough and detailed answers.